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Extreme cold warning issued for Prince George and the North

Hope you got a heater for Christmas because you’re going to need it.

Environment Canada has issued and extreme cold warning for much of northern B.C., including the Prince George area, with windchills reaching -45 degrees Celsius. Here’s the forecast for the next few days.

Today: Wind north 20 km/h gusting to 40. High minus 32. Wind chill near minus 47 in minutes.
Tonight Clear. Increasing cloudiness before morning. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 34. Wind chill near minus 45. Frostbite in minutes.
Mon, 27 Dec Cloudy. Light snow beginning late in the morning. Wind up to 15 km/h. High minus 25. Wind chill minus 43 in the morning and minus 30 in the afternoon. Frostbite in minutes.
Night Cloudy periods. Low minus 27.
Tue, 28 Dec Sunny. High minus 22.
Night Clear. Low minus 30.
Wed, 29 Dec Snow. High minus 19.
Night Snow. Low minus 22.
Thu, 30 Dec A mix of sun and cloud with 60 percent chance of flurries. High minus 18.
Night Cloudy periods. Low minus 27.
Fri, 31 Dec Cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries. High minus 21.
Night Cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries. Low minus 21.
Sat, 1 Jan Cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries. High minus 14.

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